|George Volkoff and Neutron Stars - Patrick Bruskiewich|
George Volkoff and J. Robert Oppenheimer laid the foundation for our understanding of neutron stars in a 1939 paper. This article, the first of three about Dr. George Volkoff, describes his work on neutron stars and the Oppenheimer-Volkoff Equation of state for neutron stars. Had Oppenheimer lived a few months longer it is speculated Volkoff and Oppenheimer would have shared the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physics with Hans Bethe...
Keywords: Neutron Stars; George Volkoff; Oppenheimer Volkoff equation; UBC; CUPJ; cupj